Definition Of chippy
(of a person) touchy and defensive, especially on account of having a grievance or a sense of inferiority.
Without it I had cobbled together a half-baked credo of chippy self-sufficiency and an irritating need to be recognised.
Take a trek to any building site and you'll see many Partners being used by a variety of tradesmen including chippies , sparkies, painters and plumbers.
a fish-and-chip shop.
That way you can visit the off licence, the sweet shop and the chippie without wasting energy.
a prostitute or promiscuous young woman.
Example Of chippy
A younger person who starts out and behaves in a chippy way doesn't last long.
After cycling to Tobermory for an overnight stop and two unforgettable deep fried scallop suppers from the local chippy , we still have a thirst for more beaches.
After every celebration of their maturity, they revert to gawky, chippy adolescents until the next time they put on a party for the world.
And about 10 years ago we used to have a pie shop, a chippy on the street and others around here before they closed down.
As far as I can see, it's full of chippy weegies wearing cardies and bad shoes.